Optical viewfinders are not very accurate especially if you’re shooting Sony touts the W80 as an HD camera, but that moniker really refers just to the i output signal for stills. Sony Cyber-shot W80 Specs. Luminar gets new AI Sky Enhancer tool for creating dramatic skies. Red’s Hydrogen One is an interesting concept but its main selling point — capturing and displaying 3D content — completely misses the mark. Super SteadyShot can allow you to hand-hold the camera at low ISO settings to get both good detail and good color. ISO images are very good, but with a tiny bit less pop than ISO and marginally higher noise levels.

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Sony DSC-W80 Review

This isn’t an HD movie camera, and it even has trouble playing Cyber-sot movies through the dock accessory. Best Digital Cameras for See All. Visit our network of sites: Zoom was a different story. Logically, Face Detection AF should be available in all shooting modes.

The W80 like several of its competitors provides an ingenious method for getting a little extra zoom reach without the grainy washed-out look characteristic of digital zoom images. Menu system remains difficult to navigate High ISO captures color at the expense of detail Limited flash range no surprise, this is very typical of subcompact digital cameras An excellent lens overall, but pincushion distortion at telephoto focal lengths is higher than average HD output but no HD video No HD cable or dock included Very soft at telephoto in the lower right corner probably just our sample Macro mode has a very small sharp area at the center, with blur all around Wide angle suffers from strong barrel distortion and high chromatic aberration Inaccurate optical viewfinder Reds are oversaturated Skin appears clay like under incandescent lighting Contrast is high with no way to compensate Poor low light performance ISO 3, is too soft for quality printing at even 4×6.

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The trick is to pull the composite connection out of the back of the Station so the VGA connection assuming you’ve made it is live. This horde of very similar entry-level digicams offer reasonable prices and comparable features like ease of use, quick operation, image stabilization, 3X zooms, 2.

Sony Cyber-shot W80 Review: Digital Photography Review

Nov 1, If you’re interested in stills and video, though, it’s knockout. Benro has launched a new 3-axis gimbal that has a convertible handle that can be used in upright and carry configurations. The bottom soony the W80 has a tripod socket in the middle and Sony’s proprietary USB connection in the corner. And it’s also one reason the Sony W80 rates shots per charge rather than a more typical Shadow detail at the lower ISO values is decent, but highlights are occasionally blown out — especially in brightly lit outdoor settings and close range flash-lit scenes.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Review

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The Zoom lever is above the Mode dial and the four-way navigator ring. Sony tends to prefer to hang on to the color while letting the detail dissolve away. The Sony W80 does face detection so well, I really missed it when I shot a few portraits with a digital SLR that just couldn’t understand that people were the important part of the shot.


Whether you’ve grown tired of what came with your DSLR, or want dec-w80 start photographing different subjects, a new lens is probably in order. Images made in the Auto WB mode show a slight, but consistent warmish cast.

Controls are logically placed and easily accessed, but the menu system is cumbersome and unintuitive. In-camera image editing is another trick Sony has added to its lineup. Our sample gallery has been updated with fresh images. Be the first to write one! Sony touts the W80 as an HD camera, but that moniker really refers just to the i output signal for stills. Shimoda has opened up pre-orders for its smallest backpack to date, the Explore Packing that big a technoload new word, sorry into such a small package at such a low price makes the W80 an easy Dave’s Pick.

It does give away detail to hold onto color at higher ISO settings, but most users won’t mind that tradeoff, particularly if 4×6 prints are the game you want to play. Nov 2, It’s noteworthy that Sony would include one on a camera priced this low standing ovation.

Leica MD sample photos. Shot-to-shot times are also very quick. That’s more important than it may sound. That used to be good enough, certainly, but these daysis increasingly common.